L'œuvre ANT 76, Grande anthropophagie bleue, Hommage à Tennessee Williams - Centre Pompidou

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ANT 76, Grande anthropophagie bleue, Hommage à Tennessee Williams

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Crédit photographique : © Philippe Migeat - Centre Pompidou, MNAM-CCI /Dist. RMN-GP
© Yves Klein / Adagp, Paris

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Yves Klein (1928 - 1962)

ANT 76, Grande anthropophagie bleue, Hommage à Tennessee Williams

1960

Pigment pur et résine synthétique sur papier marouflé sur toile

275 x 407 cm

Achat, 2000

Numéro d'inventaire : AM 2000-154

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Description for the presentation 2015-2016 in the National Museum of Modern Art

Exploiting the method he invented in 1958, Yves Klein created a work of great intensity, using young women as “living brushes”, directing them as they rolled their naked, paint-covered bodies against the canvas. An artist fascinated with cannibalism, seeing in it a parallel to the moral condition of modern society, in this “anthropometric” painting Klein suggests a violent encounter. The title Hommage à Tennessee Williams  alludes to Williams’s play Suddenly Last Summer, written in 1958 and later filmed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, which centres on the story of a young man torn apart and eaten ...

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